Eng.Hashim A AlZahrani is the Manager of Interconnection Control Center at GCC interconnection authority. He received his Bachelor & Master degrees in electrical engineering from king Fahad University of petroleum and minerals, Dammam in 2004 and 2010 respectively. From 2004 to 2011, Hashim had been with the Department of system operations, in Saudi Electricity Company, as a chief dispatching engineer. After his 8 years of carrier with SEC, Hashim decided it was time for change of scenery, and moved to Saudi Aramco where he was offered to be a system operations supervisor. From 2011 to 2013 Hashim joined Saudi Aramco with northern area power operations department as system operations supervisor and also covering the division and acting division manager for the real time operations activities, scheduling & maintenance in additions to system studies and projects commissioning responsibilities. Since 2013, He joined GCC interconnection authority as head of ICC then Manager of operations. Besides that, Hashim is an effective member in many national and international committees such as GO15 technical committee (GO 15 is the originations for largest Transmission operators in the world), GCC operations committee, KSA power quality committee, and also GCC Cigre technical committee where he is the secretary of the TC. Hashim also an effective member in Cigre Paris study committees and working groups. Hashim published many papers in the field on electricity markets, system operations and energy exchanges.